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electric charge a fundamental property that leads to the electromagnetic interactions among particles that make up matter
static electricty electric charges at rest generally produced by friction or induction
electric conductor a material in which charges cannot move freely
electrical insulator a material in which charges can move freely
semiconductor an element or compound that conducts electric current better than an insulator does but not as well as an conductor does
electric current the rate at which electric charges can pass at a given point
resistance in physical science the opposite presented to the current by a material or device
voltage the amount of work to move a unit electric charge between two point expressed in voltages
electric circuit a set of electrical components connected such that they provide one or more complete paths for the movement of charges
series circuit a circuit in which the parts are joined one after another such that the current in each part is the same
parallel circuit a circuit in which the parts are joined in branches such that the voltage across each part is the same
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